[Bug 1585] fixes open xdm ports

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Tue Oct 12 14:47:51 PDT 2004

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sndirsch at suse.de changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |CLOSED

------- Additional Comments From sndirsch at suse.de  2004-10-12 14:47 -------
This is fixed a long time ago. I wonder why this patch still went in. And this 
was the result: 
CreateWellKnownSockets (void) 
    char *name = localHostname (); 
    registerHostname (name, strlen (name)); 
    if (request_port == 0) 
    if (request_port == 0)  
#if defined(IPv6) && defined(AF_INET6) 
    chooserFd = socket (AF_INET6, SOCK_STREAM, 0); 
    if (chooserFd == -1) 
# cvs log socket.c 
revision 1.3 
date: 2004-07-06 00:44:39 +0000;  author: anholt;  state: Exp;  lines: +4 -1 
XFree86 bugzilla #1376: xdm opens random tcp sockets 
"Even when DisplayManager.requestPort is set to 0, xdm will open a 
chooserFd tcp socket on all interfaces. This apparently cannot be 
disabled by configuration and presents a possible security risk. Older 
versions of xdm/socket.c appear to have checked and aborted if 
request_port == 0, but the current one does not..." 
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